MEMORIAL – HERDENKINGSCEREMONIE 2014.

The annual memorial was held in Los Angeles on August 9, 2014. On this day we remembered and honored the fallen of the Dutch East Indies forces and civilians (men, women and children) during the Japanese occupation during WWII in South East Asia and during the bersiap period. Welcoming word was given by Mr. Auke…

‘MURDER OF (INDIES) DUTCH IS GENOCIDE’.

RIJSWIJK, THE NETHERLANDS – The wave of ethnic violence in the Dutch East Indies that started in 1945, has been regretfully relegated to the background by the Netherlands. The murder of thousands of (Indies) Dutch during the Bersiap period, has always been tentatively accepted, “while it can best be defined as ethnic cleansing.” This is…